Join the Military Branch for access to a network of safety subject-matter experts who work or serve in the military, as well as relevant industry education and information.

military_mainWho We Are

ASSP’s Military Branch member community is the premier resource for members looking for technical knowledge and expertise on safety topics — like operational, fleet and off-duty safety — that are relevant to active duty and reserve military personnel, National Guard members and their civil service counterparts.

What We Do

For ASSP members within the Military Branch, we provide the following:

  • Networking opportunities via social media groups, conference calls and in-person meetings like the annual Professional Development Conference so you can connect with top industry professionals.
  • Professional development opportunities, including military- and OSH-focused education that you can immediately put into practice; mentor relationships that facilitate sharing knowledge; and volunteer and leadership opportunities to build your skills and enhance your resume.
  • Safety-related, military-focused content and information that you can immediately implement as well as share with employers and colleagues to create safe, productive work environments.

Why It Matters

Our military branches and those who serve and work in them experience common risks and exposures not generally seen outside military services. This makes it especially important for you to have access to a network of peers who can provide insight and guidance on the professional challenges found in these settings, and connect you to the latest technical content that offers direction on the unique challenges you face.

How to Join

ASSP members: Log in to your ASSP account to upgrade your membership.

Non-members: Join ASSP and your desired practice specialties at the same time.

Active Duty Military Membership

ASSP offers reduced dues to members who are active duty military personnel in any branch of the U.S. military whose job involves safety, as well as military reservists whose job involves safety and who are on active duty (beyond the annual two-week commitment). You will need to provide proof of active service to qualify for this offer.

Military member benefits Include:

To receive this offer, select the Public Sector Practice Specialty and Public Sector Military Branch on your application and enter promo code MILMEM at checkout, or call ASSP's Customer Service staff at +1 847-699-2929.

News

Get the latest news from the ASSP Military Branch, including meeting updates, future engagements and education, requests for volunteers, and calls for action or advocacy.

 
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    Salary survey pinpoints value of certifications for safety and health professionals

    May 24, 2018
    ASSE and BCSP conducted a 33-question salary survey in March of nearly 10,000 safety, health and environmental professionals based primarily in the United States and Canada, identifying the typical salary, benefits, credentials and experience of these individuals. The median base salary for full-time professionals was $97,000.
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    New workplace safety books available at Safety 2018 in San Antonio

    May 24, 2018
    Two new occupational safety and health books debut at Safety 2018. Available for purchase will be "Safety Leadership and Professional Development," edited by Richard Olawoyin and Darryl C. Hill, and "Fred Manuele on Safety Management," written by Fred Manuele and edited by Professional Safety’s Tina Angley.​
  • How to Address Reproductive Health in the Workplace

    How to Address Reproductive Health in the Workplace

    May 16, 2018
    Global conversations about reproductive health in the workplace are changing, and some occupational safety and health professionals are taking steps to close the significant gaps in the industry’s understanding of how to support a large employee population: parents.
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    What Is the Singapore Accord and How Does It Clarify OSH Roles?

    Dec 20, 2017
    Which skills should each type of OSH employee bring to the table? What are those different types? The Singapore Accord, a call-to-action signed at a 2017 meeting in Singapore, encourages OSH organizations to adopt a global framework that helps answer those and other important questions.
  • LearnEx_Online_Courses

    An Inside Look at the LearnEx Prevention Through Design Course

    Sep 28, 2017
    LearnEx online courses are an avenue through which OSH professionals can complete the Society’s formal courses via a completely online experience. Participants receive the same level of course content and educational engagement, but can learn at their own pace anywhere an Internet connection is available.

Resources

Leadership Opportunities

Go beyond belonging to the Military Branch and volunteer for a position on our Advisory Committee. Or consider running to be elected as assistant administrator, which after two years leads to the office of administrator. As a volunteer leader, you can lend your time and expertise to our many initiatives while developing transferable leadership and team-building skills. Leadership positions within ASSP help members reach their highest level of performance, both on the job and in the Society.

Interested in leading?


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Need help?

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Military Branch Advisory Committee

Assistant Content Coordinator Elicia Liles

Assistant Professional Development Chair Nick Hall

Awards & Honors Chair Justin D Artman

Awards & Honors Chair Justin D Artman

Branch Chair Robert N Barnette JR

Branch Chair Christopher M Gates, ARM

Branch Vice Chair Christopher M Gates, ARM

Branch Vice Chair Michael S Hawkins, CSP

Content Coordinator Shawn T Lewis, OHST

Content Coordinator Karen Maiko Oneal

CoPS Body of Knowledge Chair Michael S Hawkins, CSP

Government Affairs Chair Michael S Hawkins, CSP

Membership Chair Joseph Winfield, CSP, ASP

Nominations & Elections Chair Justin D Artman

Professional Development Chair Heather Renae Campbell

Professional Development Chair Marlon Madrishin

Secretary James L Dixon Jr

Secretary Cas D Caruso, CSP, ASP

Social Media Chair Jakob Q Kurtz, CSP

Social Media Chair Biagi C Borrero

Staff Liaison Charlyn L Haguewood

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